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Body and Brain Yoga and Tai Chi, Discusses New Year Resolutions to Improve Well-Being in 2024 


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Now is as good a time as any to embark on a journey to enhance your well-being. Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi says it’s always a great idea to start off a new year with fresh ideas and approaches to better yourself in all ways.

While many people make resolutions at the start of a new year, they can easily fall by the wayside because the goals are too lofty or take a long time to achieve. But there are many ways that you can improve your well-being in 2024 with simple, easy techniques.

Move Around

It’s no secret that regular exercise can improve physical health, increasing stamina and energy in the process. Body & Brain explains physical exercise can also help improve mental well-being, as it enhances mood, relieves stress, and helps to reduce feelings associated with anxiety and depression.

You don’t need to embark on a rigid, high-impact, grueling workout regime to experience the benefits of physical exercise. Start by ensuring you’re moving around as much as possible.

Even taking a walk for 30 minutes a few days a week is a great way to start.

Eat the Rainbow

Good food doesn’t only support your body but also your mind. When you “eat the rainbow” — a balanced mixture of vegetables, fruits, and other food groups that are dense in nutrients — you give yourself the best chance of overcoming the physical and mental challenges you may be experiencing.

Eating well helps to reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, of course, but it also has a much simpler and more immediate effect. When your gut health improves, your mood naturally improves, too. You’ll find that when you eat better, you’ll likely sleep better, which results in a healthier overall you. 

The key here is to, again, start small. If you eat take-out often, try gradually cutting back on the number of times you do it each week and replacing that with home-prepared healthy meals.

Drink, Drink, Drink

Your body needs a lot of water to function. It helps lubricate joints, regulate body temperature, and help organs work at peak performance.

Dehydration can lead to serious health issues, so drinking plenty of water throughout the day is essential. Everyone’s water consumption needs are different depending on a multitude of factors. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, people get about 20% of their daily water intake from the foods they eat. They recommend listening to your body and making it easier to consume water by opting for water with a meal instead of an alternative beverage and carrying a water bottle. If you still have questions about proper water consumption, speaking with a health professional is best.

It’s also essential to pay attention to how you’re hydrating. Electrolyte powders and drinks are a current hydration trend but may not be needed in daily life, being more beneficial in specific situations like high-intensity exercise. Even then, consult a doctor before introducing them into your routine.

About Body & Brain

Body & Brain offers yoga, tai chi, and a wide variety of mind-body practices online and in-studio for holistic fitness and energy healing. Founder Ilchi Lee began sharing his transformative principles with a single stroke patient forty years ago. His audience grew, and his principles became known as Brain Education. Today, this curriculum is practiced in 80 Body & Brain locations nationwide and several countries worldwide.


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